If you are thinking about starting a nonprofit, please visit the state Tax & Charities Division site for more information and helpful guides, including: Things to Consider When Forming A Not-For-Profit Organization, which provides joint guidance from the Office of the Attorney General and DCCA.

For information on various registrations for nonprofits, the Business Action Center has prepared an FAQ sheet. Please remember that the guidance is for informative purposes only and should not replace professional legal or tax advice.

For tax info pertaining to nonprofits, go to:

Internal Revenue Service’s Tax Information for Charities & Other Non-Profits

Hawai’i Dept. of Taxation Tax Facts 99-4 and Tax Facts 98-3